Home & Design

Jun 1, 2017

A swing that helps maintain balance

The balance of the human body is achieved through communication between different parts of the body, the eyes, the vestibular system of the ear and the joints and muscles, when each part works properly the balance system allows us to see clearly while we move, determine the direction and speed of movement and opt for automatic adjustments while maintaining the posture and stability in any activity, from the simplest to the most demanding.

<

What does a swing have to do with balance? Everything. Using a swing requires a good balance and coordination ability. For children it is an excellent exercise that stimulates a sensory integration. The movement of the swing requires a response from the body, begins in the brain that transmits impulses to the muscles that control the movements of the eyes, neck, head, trunk and legs, the entire body is in communication, so it is very useful for adults too, a great way to train the balance mechanism and never forget what we learned in kids.

The Kodama Zomes have all the advantages of a traditional swing, plus, the way they are suspended from a single center point results in a smoother move in any direction and still avoids discussions about the place on the swing - there is room for the whole family.

A zome is a structure that uses unusual geometries, was born by the junction of dome and zonohedron, a polygon where every face point symmetry, under rotations of 180 °. This type of structure, once always created on the ground, was an inspiration to the Kodama Zomes, which can be compared to the symmetry found in a pine cone. This connection to nature is present in the structure, its unique design is inspired by the symmetrical patterns found in nature, which allied with the design create a piece of comfort that is simultaneously a work of art.

The swing meets all the requirements of a quality piece of furniture. The structure is strong, simple and beautiful, easily customized by the color of the pillows that lining the structure and, any subsequent accommodation, whether they are more pillows or some light source. Can be used in any space indoors or outdoors, suspended by the stand itself, in the ceiling or trees - just use the imagination. In addition to these features can still be used by anyone, and everyone enjoy an experience of comfort and relaxation.

The team that develops the Kodama aims to offer a swing that combines comfort with health benefits, available at the lowest possible cost while maintaining respect for the environment, research for new materials and construction options is continued.

More Articles

FeaturedArticles

  • Biclas09

    Mechanics & Locomotion

    Aug 1, 2017

    Kross expands to Holland

    In November 2016 the world of cycling enthusiasts was shaken with the bankruptcy of Multicycle, the largest bike manufacturing company of Holland internationally recognized due to the technological advances that led it to create e-bikes.

    ...

  • 348262_1_800

    Lifestyle & Travel

    Jul 1, 2017

    CAMPING (REALLY) TOGETHER

    It happens to every camping lovers. When you finally set up the same tent you've had for the last ten years, you'll find it too small to store every useless thing you remembered to carry with you.

  • DAK1xK3VoAEzFAG

    Helthcare & Wellness

    Aug 1, 2017

    CONTROL YOUR SLEEP

    It is pure common sense that a good and restful sleep is fundamental for the wellbeing of both mind and body. Sleep monitoring is thus fundamental to prevent negative disruptions.


  • 1

    Culture & Art

    Oct 12, 2018

    THE MUPPETS

    No matter the age or generation, it's a fact that we all know the stuffed puppets that gained life and filled the imagination of its fans. Fun, different and even a little inconvenient, these animated puppets are one of the most recognized...

  • Depositphotos_39732177_xl-2015

    Science & Nature

    Mar 1, 2017

    EASTER ISLAND - THE MISTERY REMAINS

    It is perhaps one of the best kept secrets of mankind, the Moais, also known as the Easter Island Heads, statues carved from the rocks of the Rano Raraku volcano, which can weigh 88 tons and reach 10 meters in height, have become...

  • AdobeStock_29464033 b

    Business & Industry

    Mar 1, 2017

    MIRO FORESTRY COMPANY - WOOD, ECOLOGICAL WEALTH

    The extraction sustainability through renewal, the relation between cost, quality and use, makes wood, as a raw material, an odd resource. Its growth in forests is the best way to capture carbon from the atmosphere and return oxygen...


  • TECHO Design

    Home & Design

    Feb 1, 2015

    Czeck Knowledge

    The TECHO group is one of the leading European producers and suppliers of office furniture. Since 2005 it has been part of the Dutch furniture group ROYAL AHREND NV, the third largest in the world.

  • 01

    Luxury & Fashion

    Jan 1, 2017

    WATERPROOF PANTS

    VEAR has developed waterproof pants inspired by the Scandinavian climate and those who practice outdoor sports.

  • Chromosonic1

    Technology

    May 1, 2016

    THE FABRICS THAT CAN

    Imagine a fabric that tells you if you are sick, or that regulates your body temperature, or even one that helps your skin. A true revolution that has already started, and that opens the door for design, imagination and technology...